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  1. #1
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    Apr 2013

    Do you think a girl with the name calliope would get teased a lot

    We have a top couple names but this one is one we are reconsidering

  2. #3
    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    the only teasing potential i can see would be the "pee" sound. hopefully after kindergarten age the other kids will be mature enough to let it go. Calliope is a lovely name. if she went by Cal or Callie mostly i don't see any problem at all
    Right Now I would name them...
    ∆ Ellis Apollo • Vesper Aurelia ∆

    ∆ Casper Aloysius • Reverie Antonia ∆

    Guilty Pleasures ...

    Sailor . Waverly . Ever . Harlow . Elliot . Jasper . Lirit . Muse . Egypt . Ireland . Primrose . Calypso . Rowan

  3. #5
    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    The Netherlands
    Why would she be teased? Because it’s not a common name? I think it’s a lovely name, with a common nickname if your daughter would like to blend in more, if you know what i mean.
    Hadewych Ebba Aurora


    Ramses .... ......

  4. #7
    Join Date
    Apr 2013
    Someone has told me because of the instrument. The pee sound. The spelling of it maybe being pronounced ca lee oh pee

  5. #9
    Join Date
    May 2012
    I love Calliope. Sure, there's teasing potential, but it's there in most names.

    I think, more than a name, there are certain types of children who will be teased. It's not fair, but that's the way it is. I know two boys with classic, very common decent names who were teased constantly (including their names) because of who they were, and I know people with very out there names that could have easily been teased but never were.

    I can almost guarantee there will be one child who notices the pee sound, and depending on how your child reacts, or how well liked they are, it will continue and possibly get worse, or it will just be a passing observation. I personally would go for it if it was the name that I loved above all others.
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